Nanaia Mahuta Responds to Media Speculation
Nanaia Mahuta Responds to Media
Speculation that Nanaia Mahuta has
been selected to succeed her cousin Kiingi Tuheitia as head
of the Kiingitanga and Waikato-Tainui is unfounded.
Mahuta has strongly rejected today’s media speculation,
labelling the reports as baseless and incorrect.
rumour, which seems to be persistent, is completely
unfounded. I am not in line to succeed Kiingi Tuheitia. This
isn’t a prospect. It is not going to happen,” said Ms
Ms Mahuta said no further comment would be made on
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